To get to know a place, you have to taste it. Between a mouthful and a taste, you will discover the gastronomic culture, the anecdotes behind ancient processes, the traditions and the choice of raw materials used.

Because a culinary experience is not just about eating well. Try the many proposals of the route and let yourself be involved in even the most unusual ones, those that best encapsulate the culture of this territory, there is something for all tastes.

This route invites you to discover the local delicacies and typical products, which are often the result of work handed down from generation to generation. Starting from Serravalle, in the Republic of San Marino, you can undertake a circular route 464 km long and made up of 20 stages and thus rediscover the great gastronomy and extraordinary culinary art of these lands. An itinerary that includes the towns of Talamello, Sarsina Mercato Saraceno, Bertinoro, Premilcuore, Rocca San Casciano, Modigliana, Brisighella, Faenza, Cervia and Roncofreddo. It continues to Borghi, Savignano sul Rubicone, Coriano, San Clemente, Montefiore Conca, Montefelcino, Apecchio, Maiolo and Montescudo - Monte Colombo, and ends in the city of San Marino.

Km involved: 464

Municipalities involved: 21

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in San Marino

1 - Discover San Marino through taste

Enogastronomic tourism is a unique tasting experience that combines goodness and tradition. Through visits to wineries, local markets and restaurants, travelers discover the history and traditions of a regione, savoring delicacies and fine wines. Furthermore, this type of tourism helps preserve culinary traditions and provides an opportunity to explore culture and territory. Enogastronomic tourism is the perfect experience for food lovers who wish to explore new places through the flavors and aromas of diverse culinary traditions.
in Romagna region

1 - Flavors and aromas of Romagna

Romagna's cuisine is rooted in the peasant tradition, blending influenced from the sea, pastures, and mountains. The iconic dish is the Piadina, a flatbread with ancient origins. Homemade pasta, made with flour and eggs, is another culinary highlight, yielding various shapes like tagliatelle and ravioli. Seafood dishes inclued the rich brodetto stew and grilled fish and parsley. The art of rolling pin gives us piada, a versatile bread, and herb-filled crescioni. Romagna's cuisine celebrates the flavors of the land and sea, offering a dilightful culinary experience.

Romagna offers a range of PDO and PGI products, including chestnuts, olive oils, fruits, cheese, and veal. The region is known for wines like Sangiovese and Albana. Traditional dishes feature pasta, gnocchi, and specialties like piadina. Delightful desserts include ciambella and zuppa inglese. Romagna's cuisine promises a rich and diverse culinary experience.

Romagna's regional cuisine reflects the cultural heritage and traditions of the area. With a focus on hospitality, the dining experience is enhanced by the expertise of renowned chefs and local cooks who share their secrets to prepare authentic dishes like piadina and homemade pasta. The combination of sea flavors and countryside ingredients creates a memorable and enjoyable culinary journey.
Cooking courses, walking or cycling excursions with visits to vineyards, wineries, and production sites (cheese, olive oil, fruits, cured meats, etc.), fishing tourism, guided tastings, participation in grape harvest or olive picking, truffle hunting with a dog, tours with chefs, etc. Example itineraries:!1
Romagna's culture is characterized by a love for good food, drink, and the pleasure of dining together. Festivals dedicated to the region's diverse culinary offerings highlight dishes ranging from pasta to seafood, wines to liqueurs, and meats to cheeses. Romagna embraces both traditional folklore celebrations and gastronomic events featuring renowned chefs, creating opportunities for locals and visitors to enjoy the rich culinary traditions of the region.
The Wine and Flavors Trails in Romagna offer a diverse and immersive experience for food and wine enthusiasts. These trails connect various establishments and attractions, showcasing the region's rich culinary traditions and high-quality products. Supported by regional authorities, the trails serve as a cultural journey that highlights the importance of gastronomy in the region's tourism offerings.
Pellegrino Artusi, a writer, gastronome, and literary critic, is known for his famous book "La scienza in cucina e l'arte di mangiar bene". Born in Forlimpopomi, Romagna, Artusi's book contains 790 recipes and has become the most reowned Italian cookbook worldwide. Today, his legacy lives on at Casa Artusi, the first center dedicated to Italian home cooking. Located in Forlimpopoli, Casa Artusi offers a culinary journey through its library and cooking schook. It is also the headquarters of the "Le Mariette" Association, which collaborates with the Cooking School. The annual Festa Artusiana is a highlight of the center, celebrating Arturo's contribution to Italian cuisine.
in Marche region

1 - Verdicchio of the Castles of Jesi Itinerary

The Esino River Valley is adorned with hills sloping towards the sea, revealing numerous villages perched on hilltops, which give the name to this territory: The Castle of Jesi. At its heart lies Jesi, an ancient city that was the birthplace of Emperor Friedrick II of Swabia and musician Giovanni Battista Pergolesi. This area is famous for Verdicchio, one of Italy's greatest native grape varieties. The Castels of Jesi offer cultural excursions to the villages, ancient churches and abbeys, small museum, as well as visits to winieries for exquisite tastings of local products.

The marvelous valley of yhe Esino River offers a spectacle of rural areas alternating with pristine greenery and ancient villages: every conrner of the territory offers some pleasant discovery. Along this journey, you can finde wineries, each with its own peculiarities and style, but all united by the passion of their producers and the enthusiasm to showcase their excellences.

This journey is a 360 degree sensory experience, where everyone can enjoy the beauty of the landscape, the colors, the scents and the flavours. However, what truly striking is the human connection that is established with those who passionately produce the wine anche the local products: even just sharing a bit of that passion with those who visit these lands is a mutual enrichment.